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Sep 4, 2012 4:00am PDT
with republicans. but tonight, first lady michelle obama will try to get her party back on message after they bungled a very simple question. susan mcginnis is at the convention center this morning. susan, good morning to you. >> reporter: hi, good morning, terrell. yeah, michelle obama was here yesterday doing an informal rehearsal, a warm-up for tonight, when she will address millions of americans, and democrats hope, help convince them that they are better off than four years ago. the stage has been built, the party platform released, and democrats are ready to kick off their 2012 convention. >> this has been such a historic time, i couldn't imagine not coming. >> reporter: but as the festivities begin, republicans won't let go of the question, are americans better off than they were four years ago? >> the president can say a lot of things, and he will, but he can't tell you that you're better off. >> reporter: the obama team opened the door to the attacks when some, including maryland governor martin o'malley, had trouble answering the question. >> can you honestly say that people ar
CBS
Sep 23, 2012 7:00pm PDT
to just be alone with your own thoughts? >> obama: well, i'm a night guy, as it is. and so, michelle usually goes to bed about 9:30. she-- she's an early bird. maybe 10:00. the girls go to bed around 10:00. and so i've got those hours between 10:00 and-- and-- 1:00 in the morning, let's say, where not only do i do some work, but i do some reading, i do some writing. there are times where i sit out on the truman balcony, and it's as good of a view as you get with the washington monument and the jefferson monument... memorial set back behind that. and so, those are moments of reflection that, you know, help gird you for the next challenge and the next day. >> kroft: many times in our history there have been big ideas like going to the moon or the marshall plan. this campaign some people think has been devoid of big ideas, not necessarily that the budget deficit and some of these things aren't big ideas. but what would you like to see happen in your-- in your four years? >> obama: yeah, i-- i-- i-- i've got to tell you, steve, i think there's no bigger purpose right now than making sure
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